First Parish of Norwell
First Parish of Norwell Sunday Morning Worship<br/> The Pulpit Adult Choir<br/> First Parish of Norwell<br/> First Parish Members<br/> Baby Care and Preschool Children's Playground The James Library The Kent House<br/> The North River Sharing a Meal<br/> Grandma's Attic at the Holiday Fair Alliance Bake Sale Holiday Fair Knitters Gift Baskets at the Holiday Fair Close-up of the solar panels All Church Family Picnic<br/> Rev. Dr. Len DeRoche blessing the animals. First Parish of Norwell First Parish of Norwell with carriage sheds Rev. Len on Christmas Eve Christmas Eve Candlelight Community  Service

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Are you looking for a welcoming location for your special event? Consider First Parish of Norwell. Our beautiful and historic meeting house, built in 1830, and our adjoining Parish Hall and Fogg Parlor are available and handicapped accessible. The meeting house has a long center aisle and is well lit by daytime sunshine or evening chandelier & candles. Organ, piano, & harpsichord as well as a sound system are available. More info....

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First Parish of Norwell
Unitarian Universalist

First Parish of Norwell is a liberal church in dialogue with the religious questions of the modern world, yet still honoring the best within our Judeo-Christian heritage. Recognizing no distinction of class, sex, nationality, race, age, or sexual orientation, ours is a Welcoming Church that stresses the need for community amidst the impersonality of the secular world. First Parish of Norwell is a member church in the Unitarian Universalist Association. First Parish of Norwell is a distinguished New England congregation serving the area including Norwell, Hanover, Marshfield, Hanson, Hingham, Scituate, Pembroke and other south shore towns for over 360 years.

Sunday Service 10 a.m.

September 14: The Dream
Rev. Len will explore the dream as a religious phenomenon.

September 21: GA Sunday
This June’s General Assembly was held in our own backyard in Providence, RI. Your delegates have brought back a little bit of GA for you to experience right here at First Parish of Norwell.

September 28: Racism’s Face 50 Years after Selma: Ferguson, MO
This is my reflection on what has happened in recently in Ferguson, MO.

October 5: Community Animal Blessing
We will bless our animal companions and celebrate St. Francis of Assisi.

October 12: Being Conservative in a Liberal World
Many UU’s have voiced that they feel out of touch with members of our congregations because of political affiliations. Rev. Len will address this issue.

October 19: Beyond Categorical Thinking
This is a program and a training session hosted by your Search Committee involving the ministerial search.

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The Parsonage Remodeling Project continues. Click here for more photos. Parsonage remodel

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Our Minister

Rev. Dr. Len DeRoche minister@firstparishnorwell.org
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Minister Emeritis

Richard M. Fewkes

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Contact

First Parish of Norwell
24 River Street P.O. Box 152
Norwell, MA 02061
TEL 781-659-7122
Fax: 781-659-7939 office@firstparishnorwell.org

 

Directions

Office Hours:
Tues. - Thurs.: 9-1 p.m.
Friday: 9-12 p.m.
(the office is closed on Mondays)

 

Search Committee News

This is the spot where the Search Committee will post updates and news to keep the congregation informed about their search for a settled minister.

Worship Volunteers Needed

Can you provide a pulpit arrangement for an upcoming service? Would you like to host Coffee Hour? How about being an usher? Would you like to assist Rev. Len with lighting the chalice? Please consider signing up! Sign-up sheets for the upcoming church year are posted in the Parish Hall, or you may contact Hope in the Church Office.